Retail Merchandiser

<strong>Acosta is proud to foster a corporate culture that is empowering, inclusive and responsible. Our values center on people, integrity, results, trust, teamwork, innovation, and balance. Having associates who live these values and have a great passion for what they do makes Acosta a terrific company to work for.</strong>

Crystal Lake, IL

Acosta - Mandate

<p class="p1"><strong>At Acosta, we connect people to the brands they love. We are a leading provider of sales and marketing services in the consumer goods, retail, and foodservice industries across North America and the U.K. With more than 20,000 high-performing associates, we are committed to helping our clients win in the modern marketplace. </strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Acosta is proud to foster a corporate culture that is empowering, inclusive and responsible. Our values center on people, integrity, results, trust, teamwork, innovation, and balance and our associates live these values every day. </strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>At Acosta, benefits are about so much more than just medical or retirement plans. They are about supporting the overall well-being of our associates. When we can help our associates achieve lifelong well-being, it allows us to set an example and inspire the same in the customers and clients we serve. We offer a competitive benefits package and programs that support flexibility and work/life balance.</strong></p> https://www.acosta.com/

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Regular Part-Time

Overview: The Retail Sales Merchandiser provides retail sales merchandising coverage and coverage of retail special projects for an assigned retail territory. They are responsible for representing ACOSTA and our principals through store coverage and executing objectives as set forth by their Manager to achieve superior in-store results in an assigned territory. Point of sale interaction is required and the ability to significantly and positively impact sales volume of the assigned product as a result.
Responsibilities: <ul><li>The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following Acosta values: People Minded– Must show dignity and respect to all people Integrity– Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behavior Results Oriented– Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeed Trust– Must be honest, sincere and confident Teamwork– Must build trusting relationships Innovation– Must progress through a combination of creativity, common sense and vision Balance– Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what is important in life.   Essential Functions: </li><li>Deliver retail merchandising and sales goals across all channels in assigned territory </li><li>Meets client expectations regarding retail sales coverage and productivity in assigned territory. </li><li>Assists in retail and sales initiatives (new product introductions, contests, 30-day speed-to-shelf, etc.) as assigned. </li><li>As established by management, enters and transmits data in a timely manner. </li><li>Execute retail territory coverage plan to ensure merchandising coverage goals are met. </li><li>Work closely with management and develop professional relationship to ensure smooth and cooperative involvement in the marketing, promotion and sale of product. </li><li>Executes merchandising events in assigned territory </li><li>Perform special projects as assigned by Manager. </li><li>Maintain full distribution and display of products in assigned accounts per plan-o-gram. </li><li>Rotate stock, clean and stock display and price merchandise as appropriate. </li><li>Perform duties such as checking date codes, ensuring adherence to approved plan-o-gram. </li><li>Report observations to Manager regarding outdated product, unbalanced stock, out-of-stock situations and point of purchase requirements. </li><li>Other duties as assigned.</li></ul>
Requirements: <ul><li>Education Requirements: </li><li>High School Diploma/GED Work Experience Requirements: </li><li>One-year experience in dealing with the public at the retail sales level preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements: </li><li>Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds. </li><li>Must have a valid driver’s license and must be able to drive a car for extended periods of time. </li><li>Must be available for occasional weekend work (Demos and Food Shows). Must be able to work nights and holidays. (Night and holiday work will be pre-defined by position). </li><li>Must be willing and able to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections of retail stores). </li><li>Must be able to effectively communicate with others. Must have good vision and be able to operate a calculator, telephone, copier, hand truck, hammer, and screwdriver and case cutter. </li><li>Must be able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time. Must be able to comfortably interact with the public. </li><li>Must have professional appearance & demeanor. </li><li>Must be familiar with Excel and Word. </li><li>Excellent verbal communication skills. </li><li>Must be able to comfortably interact with the public.   Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer     By submitting your application you agree with and accept the Acosta Privacy Statement and Terms of Conditions. US: http://acosta.jobs/privacy-policy-us/</li></ul>